Biodiesel Quality

July 13, 2016

No stabilizers pass no-harm test for bio heating oil

BY Ron KotrbaNone of the stabilizers examined in AGQM's first-round of no-harm tests for biodiesel-blended heating oil passed READ MORE

July 06, 2016

Brazil's Ubrabio, RSB partner to promote sustainable biodiesel

BY Ron KotrbaThe Brazilian Biodiesel and Biojetfuel Union (Ubrabio) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials have joined forces in discussions and decision-making processes to promote sustainability in Brazil's biofuels and biomaterials production chain. READ MORE

June 27, 2016

Kosher distillers corn oil opens market prospects for glycerin

BY Ron KotrbaWith nearly a fifth of the U.S. biodiesel feedstock market share, corn oil from the ethanol production process is contributing more glycerin to the marketplace. But if that oil is not kosher, the market opportunities for its glycerin are limited. READ MORE

June 21, 2016

The Future of Freight

BY Ron KotrbaVirtually 100 percent of biomass is transported by diesel power. And that won't change. What has changed is that diesels continue to provide cleaner, more fuel-efficient and less carbon-intense transportation of goods such as biomass. READ MORE

June 13, 2016

AGQM adds 3 biodiesel stabilizers to updated no-harm list

BY AGQM AGQM completed its 10th no-harm test round of oxidation stabilizers, resulting in three new additions to its existing no-harm list. Biodiesel producers can thus select from a total of 47 tested products of 28 producers of oxidation stabilizers. READ MORE

June 03, 2016

NORA opens liquid fuel research, training center for renewables

BY The National Oilheat Research Alliance The National Oilheat Research Alliance and two oilheating associations celebrated the opening of a new research and training facility designed specifically for oilheating fuels and renewables such as biodiesel-blended heating oil, or Bioheat fuel. READ MORE

May 31, 2016

New EU standard to boost greater use of renewable diesel

BY Ron KotrbaThe European Committee for Standardization recently approved a new standard for paraffinic diesel fuel made from synthesis or hydrotreatment. EN 15940 will make it easier for vehicle manufacturers to authorize up to 100 percent renewable diesel use. READ MORE

May 24, 2016

Biomass-based diesel poised for growth

BY Dave Elsenbast Dave Elsenbast, the supply chain vice president for Renewable Energy Group Inc., discusses recent biodiesel policy accomplishments, market opportunities and feedstocks such as distillers corn oil in this feature-length contribution piece. READ MORE

April 26, 2016

Latest diesel quality trends revealed in biennial survey

BY Infineum International Ltd. Infineum has revealed initial results from its latest biennial global Winter Diesel Fuel Quality Survey, offering a unique update on the current trends in the industry across the global marketplace. The survey collected samples from eight countries. READ MORE